Continental Secures Aras Kargo Shipments (26.08.2015)
Continental, one of the largest international suppliers of tire and original equipment in the world, and Aras Kargo, the leading and innovator shipment company of Turkey are joining forces. This collaboration calls for using Continental tires in the Aras Kargo fleet.
Continental, one of the largest international suppliers of tire and original equipment in the world, has signed a collaboration agreement with Aras Kargo, the leading and innovator shipment company of Turkey. Within the scope of this collaboration, Aras Kargo serving 12 million people, organizations and institutions on monthly basis with its 12 thousand employees and carrying out over 450 thousand shipments per day across Turkey, will equip its field vehicles included in its fleet consisting of 3320 vehicles with Continental tires.
On the collaboration with Aras Kargo, Continental Sales Director in Turkey, Teoman Görgün commented,“We are pleased to collaborate with Aras Kargo, a company which prioritizes safety and also provides safe shipment to their customers.” Aras Kargo Administrative Manager and Fleet Management Director Dr. Tayfun Akkaya said, “Thanks to the collaboration agreement we have signed, tire needs of our field vehicles will be meet more quickly and safely. Furthermore, Continental offers us storage opportunity within its structure and tracking opportunity on the system as well.”
Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers in the world with its turnover of 34.5 billion € in 2014. As a supplier of braking systems, engine and chassis systems and parts, accessory equipment, infotainment solutions, vehicle electronics, tire and technical elastomer products, Continental makes significant contributions to provide more driving safety and to protect the global climate. Beyond this, Continental is a competent business partner in automotive communication. Continental operates in 53 different countries with approximately 200.000 employees.
One of the leading tire manufacturers in the world, with more than 47.000 employees, Continental’s tire department sales have reached 9.8 billion € in 2014. Having 24 manufacturing and production development centers worldwide, Continental Tire Department makes great contribution to create environmental-friendly products with reasonable prices, thanks to its extensive manufacturing and R&D investments.
Passenger and Commercial Vehicle Tire Department
Being one of the largest manufacturers of truck, bus, and special quality commercial tire worldwide, Continental minimizes the rolling resistance in product development studies while maximizing all the properties in the safety system. Continental is ranked on the top in light commercial and automotive tire manufacturing in Europe and in the fourth place in original equipment, spare part market in the world.
Continental’s Tire Department is the official sponsor of the German DFB Cup, Major League Soccer, which is the American and Canada soccer leagues, 2015 Asia Cup organized in Australia and UEFA EURO 2015 which is to be organized in France.
About Aras Kargo
It is founded as Aras Distribution and Marketing Company in 1979 by Celal Aras. Having developed its service quality with the innovations which it has introduced to the sector since its foundation, Aras Kargo is the leading shipment corporation which has the most extensive access network with 13 district offices, 28 transfer centers, 825 branch offices, a fleet consisting of 3320 vehicles and an expert staff consisting of almost 12 thousand employees